The Legend of Pete Poker

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1987
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323501
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Title The Legend of Pete Poker
Description trusting of people and wanted to see profits immediately. He was exceptionally clean. People remember shirts and trousers that were held up by suspenders. He had stern blue eyes and light brown hair. His prominent feature was a huge nose, unmistakably covering a large part of his face. Pete loved to congregate with other Danish Office. They visited while they waited for their newspaper. The Bikuben, to come in the mail. It couldn't read English or those who simply wanted to read things written in their native language. (Bikuben means Beehive.) A large garden was always planted at the home of Pete Poker. He absolutely would not allow weeds to grow in his yard or garden. The raspberry patch was immaculate, and Pete loved to share his produce. He and Ann always preserved and stored much of what they raised for winter. People who ate at his home were treated to a what you want, but don't waste an ounce," he often roared. "There will be no food wasted at this table. You will eat what you put on your plate." He watched the children like a hawk to see that not a crumb was put to waste. He was downright ornery with his grandchildren. He cussed when his wife gave them treats. She could hold her own against his ornery disposition, but cautioned the children to get rid of their treats before Grandpa came around. Sometimes she would take a grandchild to a downtown store to buy given Ann an allowance because she always seemed to have money of her own to spend on whatever she wished. The last few years of Pete's life he had only one tooth in his mouth. He cut everything in tiny pieces and ate with his knife. He would even 91
Format application/pdf
Identifier 104_The Legend of Pete Poker.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323481
Reference URL